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ERCP With Balloon Dilation -- Major Complications

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Presentation: ERCP With Balloon Dilation and Stent
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Major complications include but are not limited to:
· Inflammation of the pancreas, also called pancreatitis
· Serious infection of the bile duct or other areas
· Allergic reaction to medication or dye
· Perforation or a tear in the esophagus, stomach, or small intestine
· Bleeding
· Heart or lung problems possibly including:
· Pneumonia, irregular heart rhythms, lung or heart failure
· Loss of life
· Other rare or improbable events.

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